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Florida Hotel Settles with Paralyzed Patron for over $10 Million

A Key West hotel has agreed to settle a case brought by a patron who was paralyzed on the hotel's property for $10.75 million. The hotel patron was visiting Key West in 2015.  On the day of the incident, he had been relaxing and swimming with friends and at one point, dove from the hotel's

Florida Family Awarded $52 Million for Car Accident Injuries

A Florida jury recently awarded a staggering $52 million in damages to a family that were the plaintiffs in an auto negligence lawsuit. Five family members, including four children under the age of 12, suffered life-altering injuries as the result of a car accident that occurred in Ocala, Florida. In late December of 2013, the

Florida Tops Nation in Motorcycle Fatalities

Earlier this month, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in Daytona Beach for Bike Week, a gathering of riders that cruise in from all parts of the country this time each year.  However, they are doing so at their own peril. According to a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Florida has the

Should Florida Patients with Minor Injuries Be Put Through CT and MRI Scans?

A recent study suggests that more and more people with minor injuries are increasingly being given CT Scans despite widespread efforts to reduce the unnecessary use of such diagnostic tests, according to a recent study.  While the focus on reducing the prevalence of these test has been primarily on children, adults who go to their

Florida Student Injured in Auto Accident While Traveling in Cuba – Is She Insured?

A University of South Florida student, Barbara Jimenez, was involved in a very serious automobile accident in Cuba. The student was seriously injured. Her cab driver was killed; her boyfriend was also seriously injured, as well as two relatives who also suffered their own bodily injuries. Through the generosity of a medical transport company, Ms.